Archive for June 8th, 2015

June 8, 2015, by VOANews

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Monday for his country’s fractious political parties to act responsibly in the aftermath of elections that ended his ruling majority in parliament, but financial […]

G7 leaders affirm Russia sanctions

June 8, 2015, by Al Pessin of VOANews

The leaders of seven of the world’s most powerful countries agreed on Monday to toughen sanctions on Russia, if necessary, to press for a political ...

Five EU members under pressure to recognise Kosovo

June 8, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Five European Union member states that have not recognised the 2008 unilateral declaration of Kosovo’s independence are under pressure to change the ...

Archaeology: New excavations of Sofia’s Sveta Nedelya Square to start mid-June

June 8, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The first major archaeological excavation of the Sveta Nedelya Square site in central Sofia in 60 years is to begin in mid-June, in a project that wil ...

  • Controversy surrounds new statue of Tsar Samuil in Sofia
    June 8, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Surrounded by controversy, a four-metre-high statue of 10th century Bulgarian ruler Tsar Samuil was to be unveiled in central Sofia on June 8, amid calls for a postponement and rethink […]